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Death by Drowning 

YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b

   
Type:  Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 200'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10d French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ British: E3 5b [details]
FA: Bob D'Antonio, Stewart Green, and Martha Morris 1995
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Anonymous Coward on Jan 1, 2002
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Description 

This fine route, hand-drilled in a rainstorm, ascends the steep face left of "Captain Fist." Pitch 1: A short easy waltz up the right side of the Hollow Flake to a tree belay. Pitch 2: Climb up right on the steepening face to the base of a quartz dike. Climb the dike and then move out right on steep face climbing (5.10c/d)and follow a thin crack (TCUs) to easier climbing and a 2-bolt belay below the arch. Rappel from here with double ropes or climb Pitch 3: Pull over the arch above (5.8)and scramble up right to the cliff-top. Walk-off south from here.


Protection 

Small to medium wired Stoppers and a selection of TCUs.



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